olympic athletes The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Switzerland, with photos when available. These are the best Swiss Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Swiss athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Swiss Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Switzerland is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

This list features athletes like Olivia Nobs and Markus Eggler.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Swiss Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Switzerland?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Switzerland Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Switzerland.
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Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Roger Federer Men's Tennis, singles, Men's Tennis

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Fabian Cancellara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Fabian Cancellara Men's Road cycling, individual road race, Men's Road Cycling

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Simon Ammann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Simon Ammann Men's Individual Normal Hill, Men's Large hill individual, Men's Individual Large Hill

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Simon Schoch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Simon Schoch Men's Parallel Giant Slalom

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Didier Défago is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Didier Défago Men's Downhill

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Sarah Meier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Nino Schurter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Nino Schurter Men's Mountain Biking^! Cross-Country

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Didier Cuche is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Didier Cuche Men's Super-G

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Giulia Steingruber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Mirjam Ott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Yuri Podladchikov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Yuri Podladchikov Men's Halfpipe

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Ralph Stöckli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Ralph Stöckli Men's Curling Tournament

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Valeria Spälty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Sergei Aschwanden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Sergei Aschwanden Men's Judo^! 81 - 90kg (middleweight)

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Nicola Spirig is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Dario Cologna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Dario Cologna Men's Cross-Country, 15 km

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Romano Lemm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Florence Schelling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Florence Schelling Women's Ice Hockey

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Arthur Tell Schwab is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Arthur Tell Schwab Men's 50km walk

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Fernand Grosjean is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Stefan Höhener is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Martina Kocher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Beat Hefti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Ivo Rüthemann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Olivia Nobs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Olivia Nobs Women's Snowboard Cross

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Simon Strübin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Simon Strübin Men's Curling Tournament

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Stefanie Marty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Mathias Seger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Grégory Rast is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Martin Plüss is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Toni Livers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Tanja Frieden is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Tanja Frieden Women's Snowboard Cross

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Silvan Zurbriggen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Silvan Zurbriggen Men's Super Combined

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Fritz Hünenberger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Fritz Hünenberger Men's Weightlifting, Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg

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Urs Imboden is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Seraina Boner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Gian Simmen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Gian Simmen Men's Halfpipe

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Goran Bezina is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Thomas Ziegler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Marc Berthod is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Maya Pedersen-Bieri is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Maya Pedersen-Bieri Women's Skeleton

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Martin Gerber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Mark Streit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Manuela Mueller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Nicole Bullo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Monika Leuenberger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Laura Ruhnke is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Roman Handschin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Markus Keller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Christoph Eigenmann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland